Safe in Hell
Safe in Hell (1931)

In this grim adult drama, a whore blames herself for the death of one of her dates after she and the client have a fight and she starts a fire. Later a sailor finds himself attracted to her and takes her to a safe tropical island filled… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1931
DVD Release Date: November 8, 2011
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Betsy Sherman
Arts Fuse

A shout-out is deserved as well for two of the finest African-American performers working in Hollywood in the 1930s, Nina Mae McKinney and Clarence Muse.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Neglected gem.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

...imagine Casablanca as a lice-infested backwater run by mercenary opportunists and filled with the sleaziest criminals to escape a manhunt.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Contrary to the implied theology of its title, 'Safe in Hell' depicts a hopeless, godless world in which man -- and especially woman -- is just another morsel of meat on the food chain.

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The Movie Waffler
MacKaill is a prostitute who, thinking herself responsible for the death of a client, flees with the aid of her lover to a remote caribbean island. From the… More